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Dharma Talks
2019-02-10 Communication as Daily Practice 50:24
  Oren Jay Sofer
Oren Jay Sofer presents the second talk in a speaker series on The Engaged Buddhist. Here he speaks on our practice off the cushion, pointing out that we spend the vast majority of our days communicating in one way or another. He describes three practices to improve our relationships with others: leading with presence, cultivating the intention to understand the other, and training our focus.
Insight Meditation South Bay - Silicon Valley
In collection Engaged Buddhism

2019-02-09 Gladness of the Wholesome ( Retreat at Spirit Rock) 60:20
  James Baraz
Wise or Right Effort includes cultivating wholesome states and then maintaining and increasing them. This talk explores how to maintain and increase these states and the importance of consciously including them in our practice. Particular emphasis is on the power of investigation, as well as mindfulness.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2019-02-08 Kindness In Action 48:03
  Bart van Melik
About kindness being expressed through generosity, appreciation, and friendship.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Path to Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2019-02-08 Am I A Good Ancestor? 48:18
  Leela Sarti
Gaia House Embodying Presence - The Deep Current

2019-02-08 Q&A 58:32
  Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Path to Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2019-02-08 Faith: Trusting our Potential for Transformation (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 59:53
  Kamala Masters
The elements of faith in ourselves.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2019-02-07 The End of Suffering and Neuroplasticity 54:52
  Amma Thanasanti
The interface between the Buddha's Second Noble Truth, the End of Suffering, and neuroplasticity and the rewiring of the brain for joy. Overcome stress with laughter.
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2019-02-07 Reflections On Non-Self 64:36
  Joseph Goldstein
Some practice instructions for understanding and realizing selflessness.
Insight Meditation Society - Retreat Center The Path to Awakening: Insight Meditation Retreat

2019-02-07 16 Meditative Steps in Mindfulness of Breathing - Anapanasati (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 64:55
  Tempel Smith
In many discourses the Buddha gave very detailed instructions on how to develop Mindfulness of Breathing from our first awareness of breathing in and out through calming the mind into samadhi (concentration) and then steps to cultivate liberating insight. These 16 steps also include the cultivation of happiness and contentment as an aspect of the path to freedom.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

2019-02-07 Day 6 Brahma Vihara - Metta: Dear Friend (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 43:33
  Andrea Fella
Spirit Rock Meditation Center February Monthlong

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